Matt Hannafin (percussion) : Matt Hannafin is a New York-based percussionist active in both improvisational New Music and Iranian classical and traditional forms http://www.drumdojo.com/writers/matt_hannafin.htm Brian Moran (electronics) : Electronics player Brian Moran began his performance career in experimental dance, whose working methods he later adapted to music and sound design. Employing a variety of circuit-bent electronics, analog synthesizers, field recordings, and processing... Topics: bivouac, spin-17, ed chang, noriaki watanabe, ravi padmanabha, maria chavez, ed howard, brian...
Sammitch creates great noise recordings. The incorporation of live recorded voices with dreamy atmospheres meld to create a new psychedelic landscape. Definitely one of our favorites. Description: "Location: Wisconsin. USA Equipment: Syntiac Modular software synthesizer, bass guitars, various effects pedals, no samples Description: I make music that shakes me at my very core, using whatever sort of unconventional methods I can dream up." If anyone knows the whereabouts of Sammitch... Topic: bivouac, sammitch, experimental music, noise music
Location: New York City, NY USA Equipment: DX7 Description: Searching for Sentinels is noise without the noise. The listener is hypnotized and put into a soothing trance wishing never to be awakened. Searching for Sentinels creates mind-numbing soundscapes that evokes the listener to develop a heightened sense of hearing. Through repetitive, industrial sounds this lets the mind wander in and out of the conciousness of listening. With the aggressive and irritating, but soothing sounds, the line... Topics: installation 01, searching for sentinels, bivouac, biv0uac, experimental music, noise
Location: Sweden Equipment: Distortion pedals, 4 track cassette studio, wavelab, psycle sequencer Description: This project started as a experiment for me to explore sound creation. I came up with the name SLAV (slave in english) almost immediately, at the time i was listening a lot to a old swedish hardcore act called Libresse, and they had a song called "slav". I was going through some strange phases during the recording of this material. Distorted. Topics: slav, bivouac, biv0uac, noise, installation 01